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Broadclub Cuttlefish.

Exactly the same

Broadclub Cuttlefish,

seconds later. They can

change their coloration


Crinoid Cuttlefish.

Flamboyant Cuttlefish.

They dont hover in the

water, stay down at the


Flamboyant Cuttlefish.

Flamboyant Cuttlefish.

Peacock Mantis Shrimp.

Large claws strike prey.

Peacock Mantis Shrimp.

About three inches.

Peacock Mantis Shrimp,

emerging from its


Short Beak Mantis


Lisa's Mantis Shrimp

lurking in burrow. These

are big, ten inches and

keeping fingers away

from them is advised.

Carinate Snapping

Shrimp. Have one large

claw that "snaps". It

makes a concussive wave

in the water that stuns


Carinate Snapping

Shrimp, luckily small.

About one inch. But you

can hear them snapping

their claws from yards


Zanzibar Whip Coral

Shrimp. Small, half inch.

Crinoid Shrimp, tiny, half

inch. Match color of


Crinoid Shrimp.

Crinoid Shrimp.

Crinoid Shrimp.

Squat Anemone Shrimp.

Three quarter inch.

Squat Anemone Shrimp.

Often found in colonies.

Mushroom Coral Shrimp.

Banded Coral Shrimp.

Japanese Night Shrimp.

Jellyfish Carry Crab. Hind

legs grasp camouflaging


Swimming Crab. It's

found something to eat.

White Spotted Hermit


Anemone Hermit Crab,

feeding on a seaslug.

Anemone Hermit Crab.

Orangutang Crab.

Covered with long

reddish algae. This is a

"typical" example.

Orangutang Crab, a

variation on the previous


Orangutang Crab, yet

another variant. About an

inch wide.

Orangutang Crab.

Orangutang Crab.

Orangutang Crabs. They

really were side by side.

Have not seen these

variations before.

Tropical Bobtail Squid.

Small, thimble size.

Mimic Octopus. Can

change shape and color

to resemble unappetizing


Mimic Octopus. It's about

to bury itself in the sand.

Whitespotted Octopus,

burying itself.

Veined Octopus, night.

Always a favorite.

Veined Octopus, living in

an old tin can for


Veined Octopus, carrying

tiny home around.

Veined Octopus, has also

acquired a piece of wood

for some pending tiny

home improvement


Juvenile Big Fin Squid,

two inches, night. They

can grow to over a foot.

Coleman Shrimp. Live

exclusively on Variable

Fire Urchins.

Coleman Shrimp.

Coleman Shrimp, about

one inch.  The female is

the larger one.

Coleman Shrimp.

Anilao, Philippines 2017. Shrimp,

Cuttlefish--critters  with legs and arms.

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Shrimp, crabs, octopus, cuttlefish.  Different species but they all show wonderful

behaviors and many have an ability to change shape, color and camouflage.